FAQ's

Frequently asked questions

Anesthesia Medical Director


The anesthesia medical director serves as a partner to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), OR management, and other members of your hospital administration. The physician in this role is supported by Premier Anesthesia's operations and administrative team. This person leads the practice and is fully on-site at your hospital. An effective medical director is essential to any anesthesia practice's long-term success. We work with you to make sure we find the right person, whether that is an existing anesthesiologist in the practice or someone we hire together.




Practice Tools and Technology


We implement innovative technology with real-time data to extend physician oversight and help providers make the best decisions for patients. We use state-of-the-art technology with Advanced Clinical Guidelines to monitor key performance data and provide safe care.




Operations Support


Our regional vice presidents work in collaboration with your medical director to provide operational management and support the anesthesia service. The regional vice presidents are responsible for annual business planning processes, as well as coordinating any corporate support needs for the providers. They also meet monthly with hospital leadership to review the clinical, operational, and financial performance of the anesthesia service.




Recruiting


Our recruiting team manages the recruiting needs of our practices across the country. The team has a sophisticated, multifaceted approach to recruiting. Our team has built an extensive provider network and exercises constant communication to potential providers. Nothing is more important than having the right clinicians in place. We have built and extensive national provider base, and our in-house recruiters have built relationships with CRNAs an Anesthesiologists across the country. Additionally, we can work closely with Jackson Healthcare sister companies. We strive to retain the existing providers who are qualified and meet the hospital’s needs and requirements.




Billing


We have our own anesthesia billing and collections company. Our financial processes are designed to improve billing workflow, account for all anesthesia service’s revenue, benchmark against financial projections, reduce AR, and avoid compliance risks.




Additional Corporate Support


Premier Anesthesia's practices are supported by a number of corporate departments at our office in Alpharetta, Ga. including human resources, credentialing assistance, risk management, public relations and communications, medical affairs and practice accounting.




Clinical Leadership (CMO)


Our chief medical officer (CMO) leads the anesthesia medical directors and oversees the performance of physicians and anesthesia providers. The CMO is responsible for making sure your anesthesia medical director has access to all of the information, training and support they need to be successful. The CMO also works with medical directors to establish and review best practices, metrics and monitoring.